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Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Old 06-05-12, 11:23 AM
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Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Saw this over at Bluray.com:


Lionsgate FilmsLionsgate Home Entertainment will release a 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray of Good Will Hunting this summer. Directed by Gus Van Sant (Milk), Good Will Hunting tells the story of Will Hunting (Matt Damon, The Bourne Identity), a blue-collar janitor whose hidden mathematical brilliance forces him to choose between the rough South Boston community he grew up in and a new path of intellectual discovery.

Nominated for nine Oscars at the 1998 Academy Awards Ceremony (including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor), the film netted two - one for Ben Affleck (The Town) and Damon's original screenplay, and one for Robin Williams (Insomnia) as Will's psychologist and mentor.

Lionsgate's 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray presents the film in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1 with a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track. The disc also contains the following supplements:

Two all-new retrospective documentaries:
- Four-part Reflecting On A Journey: Good Will Hunting 15 Years Later featurette including interviews with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Gus Van Sant, Chris Moore, and Kevin Smith
- Matt Damon Remembers Good Will Hunting interview session
Audio commentary with director Gus Van Sant and writers/stars Ben Affleck & Matt Damon
Behind-the-scenes footage
Production featurette
Deleted scenes with optional audio commentaries
1998 Academy Awards Best Picture montage
"Miss Misery" music video by Elliott Smith
Theatrical trailer
Behind-the-scenes features:
- The Era of Good Will Hunting
- Cast and crew spotlight
- Academy Awards: A Winning Season
- Life Goes On

The 15th Anniversary Edition of Good Will Hunting streets on August 21st.


Another double dip on Lionsgate.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

I would upgrade for the new features.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

No thanks. Already have the previous release. I'm just waiting for Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season to complete the saga.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Lionsgate is becoming the Anchorbay of the early 2000's with all their double dips.
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Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
No thanks. Already have the previous release. I'm just waiting for Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season to complete the saga.
Or Good Will Hunting 2: Apples and Oranges

GWH is one of my favorite films, so I will upgrade. Sucker is I.
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Nah, I don't think I will be getting this movie. I saw the first one when it was first released in 1997 and it has been like a 1 time viewing. Not worth it.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Considering the way Lionsgate's titles tumble in price, I'd be lying if I said I wouldn't eventually upgrade the current Blu-ray.

At the right price, they'll get me sooner or later.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

This was a decent flick, but not really worth a double dip. I don't watch the special features much (or at all) anyway.
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I'll be picking up since I'm still rocking the Alliance BD release with 1080i and no features from a few years back
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Well, that was a quick double-dip. The new features sound substantial though (quality-wise), so I'll double-dip.

However, with an SRP of $14.99, I expect this to tumble to very low prices within a year, so I'll wait until then. Or maybe a Best Buy Upgrade & Save. That would probably knock it down to something like $5.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

I picked the current one up pretty cheap. Considering how cheap Lionsgate titles tend to go, I'll upgrade once this one goes on sale...
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Originally Posted by Todd B. View Post
Well, that was a quick double-dip. The new features sound substantial though (quality-wise), so I'll double-dip.

However, with an SRP of $14.99, I expect this to tumble to very low prices within a year, so I'll wait until then. Or maybe a Best Buy Upgrade & Save. That would probably knock it down to something like $5.

I like that plan--thanks for thinking of it "out loud."
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

BN.com currently has this for $8.99. I used a 20% off code I received via email and got it for $7.68 shipped.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
No thanks. Already have the previous release. I'm just waiting for Good Will Hunting 2: Hunting Season to complete the saga.
Word! Affleck was the bomb in Phantoms, yo!

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BN.com currently has this for $8.99. I used a 20% off code I received via email and got it for $7.68 shipped.
All right, you talked me into it.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Definitely may consider upgrading my DVD version. Seems to be a pretty loaded release.
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Just ordered a copy and added a few books to get free shipping. Good deal.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

It's on sale at Best Buy (online and instore) for $7.99 now. The new feature is 1 hour of retrospective interviews with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Gus Van Sant, Robin Williams, and even Kevin Smith in HD. Supposed to be pretty good.

I think I will double-dip at this price, since I'm a big fan of the movie.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

i happily upgraded, eventhough bought other less than a few months ago. thanks for BB price mention!
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Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
i happily upgraded, eventhough bought other less than a few months ago. thanks for BB price mention!
Ditto.
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

7.99 price matched at amazon right now

http://www.amazon.com/Good-Hunting-Anniversary-Edition-Blu-ray/dp/B0088EDO08/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1346181465&sr=8-3&keywords=good+will+hunting
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Damn, why won't Amazon also match WARGAMES at $7.99?
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Is this now finally anamorphic?
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Re: Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

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Is this now finally anamorphic?
Nope.


Yes - it's now anamorphic. As is the first blu release. I caved and got this release as well for the price.
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Neither Blu-ray is anamorphic.



They're both native 16x9.
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For $7.99, I couldn't say no. Time to sell the regular edition.

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